FAQ – Industries

We value your questions, and take pride in providing as quick and clear answers as possible. Here is a collection of the most frequent questions and answers about the Brokk demolition robot. Of course, you can add you own and we will provide a response as soon as possible.

FAQ Are Brokk machines available with only electric motor alternative?

No, some Brokk models are also available with diesel motor option which allows for a completely wireless operation.

FAQ Is it possible to demolish only one lining of refractory and keep the safety lining?

Yes, thanks to the three-part arm system and the adjustable blow frequency the Brokk machines can demolish refractory in a very controlled way.

FAQ Can one machine be used for several applications?

Yes, the Brokk machines are very flexible as they can be easily transported within the plant. A Brokk machine will always be busy with something unlike dedicated systems.

FAQ Can the Brokk machines work in hot environments?

Yes, the Brokk machines can be equipped with several options to work in high ambient temperature and even red hot areas for the arm system. Please check out the options page for more information

FAQ Can Brokk machines be used for several applications?

Yes, the Brokk machines are multipurpose machines and can be equipped with breakers, scabblers, buckets, drill rigs and many other tools. This means you can replace several machines with only one Brokk and save on the set-up time.

FAQ Brokk machines look small compared to conventional excavators for tunneling?

Brokk machines are available in many sizes but what they all have in common is that they are much more productive than conventional machines and can carry heavy tools. The smaller size makes sure the tunnels are not blocked for other traffic or construction vehicles.

FAQ Does the Brokk machines have option to reduce dust?

Yes, all Brokk breakers (except BHB 55) have an option to spray water to bind silica dust.

FAQ Which Brokk model is recommended for my kiln size?

Please check with your Brokk representative for more information on how to select your suitable Brokk model.

FAQ Is Brokk machines suitable for underground use?

Yes, Brokk machines are built to last in the most extreme environments from hot and dusty furnaces to mining and tunneling applications.

FAQ Why not just use conventional excavators for demolition?

Brokk machines are designed for demolition with heavy hydraulic attachments. The productivity is much higher and according to customers up to 5 times more powerful than same size excavators. The remote control puts the operator in a position to do controlled demolition and cut rebars for instance. Brokk machines are electric driven and which open up possibilities to work inside buildings with no fumes. If equipped with concrete crushers you can do silent demolition 24/7 without disturbance to the surrounding and speed up the project. The low weight makes it possible to work on upper floors with less, or no need for propping.

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